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    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 10:53am

    Recovery continuing in Queensland’s flood affected communities

    The overwhelming support for Queensland’s flood affected communities continues with donations to the North Queensland Floods Appeal reaching more than $6.7 million in the two weeks since it was launched.

    The Hon L Enoch | 10:30am

    Countdown to NASA – A Human Adventure at Queensland Museum

    The countdown has begun to the opening of Queensland Museum’s largest ever exhibition, NASA – A Human Adventure.

    The Hon C Crawford | Yesterday 5:27pm

    Stormy weather on the horizon for southeast Queensland

    Queenslanders are being urged to stay safe and look out for each other as the effects of more severe weather start to be felt across the state’s southeast coast.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Yesterday 5:12pm

    Statement from Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath

    Mason Jet Lee’s death was a tragedy that Queenslanders everywhere have felt.

    The Hon J Trad | Yesterday 2:05pm

    Milestones mark next steps in Minjerribah’s bold future

    The future of North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) as a hub for eco-tourism, research and education moved closer today with the signing of two significant agreements between the State, Traditional Owners, Sibelco Australia and The University of Queensland (UQ).

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 12:50pm

    Financial assistance starts to flow for flood-affected primary producers

    Primary producers affected by the devastating floods across Queensland’s north have started receiving payments under the Special Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants program.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 12:42pm

    New facilities to attract more tourists Wujal Wujal way

    Tourists heading to Wujal Wujal will soon have access to more eco-friendly accommodation options, off the back of funding through Round 4 of the Palaszczuk Government’s successful $295 million Building our Regions (BoR) program.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 11:00am

    Mackay manufacturer gets Made in Queensland funding boost

    Mackay manufacturer Real Time Instruments (RTI) are set to gain the measure of new technology thanks to $107,700 in funding from Round 2 of the Palaszczuk Government’s $40 million Made in Queensland grants program.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 10:00am

    Gold Coast manufacturer gets Made in Queensland funding acceleration

    A Gold Coast manufacturer of high-performance cooling systems – used in race cars and military vehicles – is set to reach business top speed and create more jobs thanks to a $1.095 million grant from the Palaszczuk Government’s $40 million Made in Queensland program.

    The Hon G Grace | Yesterday 9:59am

    Albany Creek State High School one step closer to $6 million learning centre

    A $6 million two-storey learning centre being built at Albany Creek State High School will ensure the school can cater for the learning needs of its students well-into the future.

    The Hon C Crawford | Yesterday 9:37am

    Disaster assistance extended for communities affected by TC Penny

    Disaster assistance has been extended for remote communities in Far North Queensland that were affected by severe weather and flooding brought on by Tropical Cyclone Penny.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Yesterday 9:07am

    Palaszczuk Government helps put local contractors first in flood recovery

    More than 700 qualified local contractors have now formally registered to assist with the North Queensland flood recovery effort.

    The Hon C Crawford | Yesterday 8:06am

    Disaster assistance extended for communities affected by TC Penny

    Disaster assistance has been extended for remote communities in Far North Queensland that were affected by severe weather and flooding brought on by Tropical Cyclone Penny.

    The Hon C Crawford | Yesterday 7:19am

    Disaster assistance extended to Torres Shire Council

    Disaster assistance has been extended to Torres Shire Council as the impact from the record-breaking monsoon trough continues to unfold.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Yesterday 7:00am

    North Queensland sporting clubs eligible for $20,000 disaster funding

    Sporting clubs hit hard by recent flooding can now apply for an additional $20,000 funding to assist with repairs and rebuilding.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 7:00am

    Grasstree Beach boat ramp to receive $900,000 makeover

    Boaties hooked on Zelma Bay are set to reel in the benefits of a $900,000 boat ramp upgrade by the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Tuesday 4:34pm

    Attorney-General lodges appeal

    Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath will lodge an appeal against the sentence imposed on Matthew James Ireland for assault occasioning bodily harm.

    The Hon L Enoch | Tuesday 4:33pm

    Queensland’s environmental offsets framework to be under the spotlight

    Queenslanders can have their say on how the state’s extraordinary biodiversity values can continue to be protected and improved as the state continues to grow.

    The Hon C Crawford | Tuesday 3:53pm

    Disaster assistance extended to remote Queensland communities

    Disaster assistance has been extended to the remote communities of Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council and Torres Strait Island Regional Council as the extent of damage caused by the 2019 Queensland Floods continues to be realised.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Tuesday 12:45pm

    Scheme helps Qld families drive down energy bills

    Up to 4000 families from Cairns, Townsville, Rockhampton, Hervey Bay and Toowoomba will soon have a chance to cut their power use and their power bills with the latest Palaszczuk Government energy affordability initiative.

    The Hon G Grace | Tuesday 9:00am

    Big developments on the horizon for Cavendish Road State High School

    Member for Greenslopes Joe Kelly has joined Education Minister Grace Grace in turning the first sod on a $10 million multi-storey performing arts centre at Cavendish Road State High School.

    The Hon M Bailey | Tuesday 7:00am

    Improved safety for Rosedale Road, Meadowvale

    Rosedale Road, Meadowvale will receive additional street lighting, a new turn lane and widened intersection as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s Safer Roads Sooner program.

    The Hon L Enoch | Monday 9:30pm

    Matildas honour best of 2018 Queensland theatre

    The best and brightest in Queensland performing arts have been recognised at the 2018 Matilda Awards at the Brisbane Powerhouse tonight.

    The Hon M Furner | Monday 5:07pm

    Movement of $1 milk welcomed

    Today, Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries, Mark Furner MP welcomed Woolworth’s commitment to end the $1 milk promotion.

    The Hon M Ryan | Monday 4:28pm

    Statement from the Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan – television sets in prisons

    Taxpayers do not subsidise the provision of televisions to prisoners in Queensland prisons.

    The Hon J Trad | Monday 2:34pm

    QIC donates $100,000 of household goods to Townsville flood victims

    The Palaszczuk Government has welcomed plans by QIC and its investors to coordinate a donation of more than $100,000 of brand-new goods for those in need following the Townsville floods.

    The Hon L Enoch | Monday 11:52am

    Traditional Owners’ knowledge sought for protecting the Great Barrier Reef

    Traditional owners are invited to apply for new positions on the Reef 2050 Advisory Committee to help protect our natural icon.

    The Hon C Crawford | Monday 11:37am

    Minister thanks Mackay communities for bushfire efforts

    Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) Minister Craig Crawford has visited the Central Queensland towns of Finch-Hatton and Bloomsbury to thank emergency services personnel and the communities for their dedication in fighting the 2018 bushfires.

    The Hon K Jones | Monday 9:52am

    TV WEEK Logies returns to the Gold Coast in 2019

    Australia’s TV A-list will return to the Gold Coast for the 2019 TV WEEK Logies on Sunday, 30 June, Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones has announced.

    The Hon M Bailey | Monday 7:00am

    Road widening to begin on Barcaldine-Aramac Road

    Barcaldine work crews will roll out the bitumen when they start works next week on the Palaszczuk Government’s $2.09 million Barcaldine-Aramac Road upgrade.